Student Organizations

Beta Alpha Psi ceremony 1
Accounting students participate in two student organizations. Beta Alpha Psi is an honors student organization open to students in accounting, finance, and business information systems with a 3.0 or higher GPA in their upper level major courses and a 3.0 overall GPA. The Accounting Society student organization is open to all students interested in accounting.

Faculty Advisers

Beta Alpha Psi Mission Statement

The mission of Beta Alpha Psi, the premier international honor and service organization for financial and business information students and professionals, is to inspire and support excellence by:

  • Encouraging the study and practice of accountancy, finance, and information systems;
  • Providing opportunities for service, professional development, and interaction among members and financial professionals; and
  • Fostering lifelong ethical, social, and public responsibilities.

Joint Meetings

  • Most Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 5:50pm in RBUS 104 (for complete schedule see our Blackboard organization).

Activities

  • CPA Review
  • Professional Speakers
  • Service projects at Camp Robinson
  • Field trips to area firms and businesses
  • Meet the Firms
  • Trips to regional and national Beta Alpha Psi meetings
  • Activities with the State Society of CPA’s or the State Board of CPA’s

The purpose of Beta Alpha Psi is to:

  • Recognize outstanding academic achievements in the field of accounting, finance, and information systems;
  • Promote the study and practice of professional fields related to these disciplines;
  • Provide opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing financial professionals;
  • Encourage a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibilities.

BAP Officers – Fall 2016

Accounting Society group photo

Accounting Society Mission Statement

The mission of the UALR Accounting Society is to Promote the study and practice of the various professional specialty fields in accounting, Provide opportunities for leadership development and professional growth, and Encourage a sense of ethical and social responsibilities.

Accounting Society Student  Leaders – Fall 2016

Professional Support

Official Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) Website

America Institute of CPA’s (AICPA)

Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA)

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